REVIVE YOUR RHYTHM

WHEN YOUR FEET ARE DRAGGING…

We’ve been out of step for a while now. Over a year in fact.
 
A year without gatherings and festivities. A year without opportunities to comfort and celebrate. A year without each other.
 
And as true re-opening buds with the spring, it’s not easy to imagine what the next steps should be…

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OPENING NEW DOORS

WHEN THEY’VE THROWN AWAY THE KEY…

Even without a global pandemic, it can feel like the world is swallowing us up.

And during Holy Week, as Christians begin to cycle through the complicated emotions accompanying history’s most confounding course of events, it’s easy to find ourselves asking, “Why?”

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THE SCENT OF SPRING

AFTER A LONG WINTER…

“After 2020, we don’t have the most positive association with the month of March.

But with case counts dropping and vaccine counts rising, we may finally be at the start of a brand new season of a brand new year.

And if you think about it, that’s exactly what spring is. A time for new beginnings, new life, and new hope…”

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HOPE ON THE HORIZON

WHEN THE JOURNEY’S LONG…

“Even in a new year, this is a hard time for hope.

And it has been a bit of a struggle for me, too, as we turn the pages of another chapter of pandemic life.

But my husband Greg has a talent for discovering some pretty incredible things on the internet; most recently a video about a girl named Akiane Kramarik.

And it was truly awe-inspiring…”

Continue reading: https://cainspirations.blog/2021/02/04/hope-on-the-horizon

LEAVING 2020

WITH ONE THING TO HOLD ONTO…

“Twenty-twenty is over. Finally.

Not the jokes or memes. Not the social, economic, or political repercussions. And certainly not the coronavirus.

After nine months of disappointment, whatever hope we are entering 2021 with is guarded at best…”

Continue reading: https://cainspirations.blog/2021/01/03/leaving-2020

DESTINATION: UNKNOWN

BUT THAT’S OKAY!

Overcoming the darkness of disappointment during the pandemic season.

“This was supposed to be Florida.

An oceanfront view. Sand between our toes. A tour of the Hemingway House for a splash of culture.

But this is not your typical year. And even when your great escape destination lands you in your own backyard, that can be okay, too.”

Continue reading: https://cainspirations.blog/2020/07/16/post-destination-unknown/